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Re: CfC: to publish "The picture element" specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 03:11:11 -0800
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Message-id: <A6B3CF67-78F3-4BCE-9797-6FC234C32835@apple.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>

On Feb 14, 2013, at 3:08 AM, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> wrote:

> Excellent, thank you!:)  
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> As we are new here (at the HTMLWG), what happens now? What date should I put on the drafts? Who sends the pub request?, etc.   

The Team Contacts generally work with the relevant editors to prep the draft, so expect to hear from them soon.

 - Maciej

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> On Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 10:51, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
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>> The Chairs note one objection to publishing this document. This is a technical objection based on "The picture element" not satisfying enough different use cases:
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-admin/2013Feb/0032.html>
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>> There was also significant support for publishing.
>> 
>> The W3C Process states that "Consensus is not a prerequisite for approval to publish; the Working Group may request publication of a Working Draft even if it is unstable and does not meet all Working Group requirements."
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>> Thus, failing to meet a particular use case is not sufficient reason to hold publication.
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>> Therefore we hold that the Working Group supports publication of a First Public Working Draft of "The picture element".
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Maciej
>> (on behalf of the Chairs)
>> 
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>> On Jan 31, 2013, at 1:44 PM, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com (mailto:Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com)> wrote:
>>> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD) the following “The picture element” document:
>>> 
>>> http://picture.responsiveimages.org/
>>> 
>>> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Friday Feb 8, this resolution will carry.
>>> 
>>> Considerations to note:
>>> 
>>> - As a First Public Working Draft, this publication will trigger patent policy review.
>>> 
>>> - As a Working Draft publication, the document does not need not be complete, to meet all technical requirements, or to have consensus on the contents.
>>> 
>>> /paulc
>>> HTML WG co-chair
>>> 
>>> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
>>> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
>>> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
>>> 
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